DIY Mother’s Day gift: mini pesto set

You hadn’t forgotten, had you? It’s nearly Mother’s Day!

This year, I celebrated Mother’s Day a week early with my mum. We had an action-packed day at the Ideal Home Show in London (more on that soon), and a nice Sunday pub lunch.

As I wasn’t going to be able to take a lovely bunch of flowers the 100 mile journey home with me (not to mention a day spent at Earls Court), I went for something homemade this year: a set of mini pesto sauces.

pesto sauce mother's day gift diy


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Benington Chilli Festival

On the recent bank holiday weekend I went home to visit my parents, and headed down to my village’s annual chilli festival.

Benington Lordship

As someone who really loves her chillies, I was totally in my element. There were so many stalls exhibiting crazy fiery products, and I had no idea where to start.

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Good food round up – BBQ season!

I am SO excited that barbecue season is (or might be) here! Having barbecues all summer is in my blood, and it’s something I can’t live without.

I’ve been really enjoying food I’ve cooked at home over the last week, and I love the odd food photo – isn’t it what Instagram was made for?! – so here’s a quick round up!

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